Board of Directors

AHS Board of Directors

The Arizona Humane Society’s Board of Directors is a group of dedicated individuals who volunteer their time to help advance the mission of AHS and advocate for the organization. The Board focuses on organizational governance and strategic planning and entrusts the operation of the organization to the AHS staff.

Executive Committee


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Suzanne Pearl, Chair
Principal, People Solutions, LLC


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Andrea Marconi, Vice Chair
Partner, Thorpe Shwer, PC


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Bryan Albue, Vice Chair
Attorney, Sherman & Howard L.L.C.


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Kerry Milligan, Secretary
Community Supporter


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Matthew Waller, Treasurer
Principal, Henry+Horne


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Ann Damiano, Past Chair
Business Development Manager, Cisco Systems


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Melinda Gulick, Facility Development Committee Chair
Community Supporter


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Dr. Craig Thatcher, Governance and Board Relations Committee Chair
Senior Associate Dean, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University


Board Members


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Anthony Alfonso, Board Member
Principal, BDO USA, LLP


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Courtney Beller, Board Member
Attorney, Fennemore Craig


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Katherine Cecala, Board Member
Chief Executive Office, Junior Achievement of Arizona


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Debbie DePaoli, Board Member
General Counsel and Secretary, Viad Corp


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Mary Frances Ewing, Board Member
Wells Fargo Advisors


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Dyan Getz, Board Member
Community Supporter


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Susie Ingold, Board Member
Attorney, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.


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Tracey Lyons, Board Member
Business Development Executive, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona


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Kimberlee Reimann Padilla, Board Member
National Account Executive Foodservice, Coca-Cola North America


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Melissa Rupoli-Katz, Board Member
Community Volunteer


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Ann Siner, Board Member
CEO and Founder, My Sister’s Closet


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Patricia Tate, Board Member
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Talking Stick Resort and Casino Arizona


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Jen Weinbrenner, Board Member
Realtor, Tru Realty


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Ron Wilson, Board Member
Community Supporter